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Trout hopeful to return to Angels lineup Thursday

Los Angeles Angels All-Star outfielder Mike Trout was out of the lineup for the third straight game Wednesday night against the Houston Astros due to a calf injury.An MRI performed on Monday revealed a small strain in his right...

Darvish wins at Wrigley for first time with Cubs

CHICAGO -- It took 14 home starts spread across two seasons and 17 calendar months, but Chicago Cubs starter Yu Darvish finally earned his first win at Wrigley Field on Wednesday."It's amazing," Darvish said after leading the Cubs to...

Roberts surprised by Jansen’s reversal on injury

PHILADELPHIA -- Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says it's "a little bit tough to swallow" that closer Kenley Jansen changed his mind about the severity of a foot injury after blowing a save Tuesday night against the Philadelphia...

Trout out of Angels’ lineup again due to calf

Los Angeles Angels All-Star outfielder Mike Trout was out of the lineup for the third straight game Wednesday night against the Houston Astros due to a calf injury.An MRI performed on Monday revealed a small strain in his right...

Green, first black player on Red Sox, dies at 85

BOSTON -- Former Boston Red Sox infielder Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player on the last major league team to field one, has died. He was 85.A Red Sox spokesman confirmed the death Wednesday night, and the team...

Angels’ Ramirez suspended for drilling Marisnick

Major League Baseball has suspended Los Angeles Angels reliever Noe Ramirez for three games and fined him an undisclosed amount for throwing a pitch Tuesday near the head of Astros center fielder Jake Marisnick.Angels manager Brad Ausmus was hit...

Price responds as spat with Eckersley resurfaces

A two-year-old spat between Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price and Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley, who is a TV analyst for the team, rose up again this week in the midst of a disappointing season in Boston.Two years...

Phils’ Neris banned 3 games for hitting Freese

PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia Phillies closer Hector Neris has been suspended for three games and fined an undisclosed fine for intentionally throwing a pitch in the area of the head of Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman David Freese.Joe Torre, Chief...

A’s Chapman (ankle) leaves Wednesday’s game

Oakland Athletics All-Star third baseman Matt Chapman left Wednesday's game against the Seattle Mariners with what the team called left ankle soreness.Chapman, who homered and had five RBIs in Oakland's 9-2 win over Seattle on Tuesday, appeared to hurt...

Royals put Mondesi on IL with shoulder injury

Kansas City Royals shortstop Adalberto Mondesi was placed on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with left shoulder subluxation after leaving Tuesday night's game.Mondesi left Tuesday's game in the fifth inning after diving on the warning track in a failed...